[COLLECTION of FIFTEEN ESTAMPES on the MAIN... - Lot 144 - Farrando

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[COLLECTION of FIFTEEN ESTAMPES on the MAIN... - Lot 144 - Farrando
[COLLECTION of FIFTEEN ESTAMPES on the MAIN DAYS of the REVOLUTION]. Paris. 1793-1802. 1 folio Italianate volume, 15 engraved plates, modest 19th-century half cloth, spine missing. One of the rarest iconographic suites on the French Revolution. Based on drawings by Monnet, engraved by Helman. 1). Opening of the Estates-General at Versailles, May 5, 1789. 3rd state. 2). Oath of the Jeu de Paume. 3rd state. 3). Taking of the Bastille. 2nd state. 4). National Assembly. Abandonment of all privileges. 2nd state. 5). Fédération générale des français au Champ de Mars, July 14, 1790. 3rd state. 6). Day of August 10, 1792. 2nd state. 7). Pompe funèbre en l'honneur des martyrs de la journée du 10 dans le jardin national, 26 août 1792. 2nd state. 8). Day of January 21, 1793. 2nd state. 9). Fountain of Regeneration on the ruins of the Bastille, August 10, 1793. 2nd state. 10). Day of October 16, 1793. 2nd state. 11). IX Thermidor Year II. 2nd state. 12). Journée du Ier prairial de l'an III. 2nd state. 13). Journée du XIII vendémiaire de l'an VI. 2nd state. 14). IX floréal year VII. Assassination of the French plenipotentiaries at the Congress of Rastadt. 1st or 2nd state. 15). XIX brumaire de l'an VIII. Bonaparte at Saint-Cloud. 2nd state. A few brown spots in the lower margins, some foxing, marginal tear in the bottom of two plates bottom of two plates, not reaching bowl. Tourneux, I, 292.
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